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Sample Book (France), 1785–95

This is a sample book. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Réveillon. It is dated 1785–95 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is block-printed, gilded, handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was bequest of Mary Hayward Weir and purchased from Anthony Victoria and Frederick P. Victoria and donated by Unknown and fund: Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund and General Acquisitions Endowment. It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Funds and through gift of Anonymous Donor and Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • Mount (France), ca. 1810
  • cast and gilt bronze mounted on carved wood block.
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.
  • 1907-1-40

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 59 x 42 x 6 cm (23 1/4 x 16 9/16 x 2 3/8in.)

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Sample Book (France), 1785–95; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Réveillon (French, 1725–1811); block-printed, gilded, handmade paper; H x W x D: 59 x 42 x 6 cm (23 1/4 x 16 9/16 x 2 3/8in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Funds and through gift of Anonymous Donor and Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir; 1986-34-1-1/314

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